I’m sure I can’t be the only one who has been inspired by the athletes at the Olympics. I’d posted on Facebook how I sincerely hope my little girl is inspired by the women athletes in TeamGB, rather than the bubble-heads gracing our mainstream media on a daily basis. It appears I am not alone in my sentiments as many people agreed with them and then I found this
Picture from https://www.facebook.com/TheFitFarmsClub
Did anyone see the Dispatches programme regarding Atos and the DWP and their screening process for social security sickness benefits? http://www.channel4.com/programmes/dispatches/articles/britain-on-the-sick-clips
I have one word – horrified – but sadly not surprised.
I have been through the appeal process and it is demoralising, worrying and downright depressing – as the Dr involved in the training of new doctors at Atos points out the benefit was designed to get people off benefits… What a sorry state indeed, let’s not tax the bankers but take benefits from those in society who really need it – great logic! If you are interested in reading more, I found this